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Solarco to pilot electric-powered jeepney in WV

The use of renewable sources of energy in the country will get a big boost with the introduction this month of electric-powered jeepneys, according to a company which pioneered solar energy technology.

AFP backs probe on Reds' killings

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is more than willing to participate in the proposed summit that will look into killings and abductions in the country.

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A prototype of the electric-powered jeepney.

Tupas inaugural speech up as 9th SP convenes

Members of the 9th Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) convenes today for its first regular session. And as tradition will have it, the SP body will hear the inaugural address of the Provincial Governor.


Treñas endorses plan to put up coal-fired power plant

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has reiterated his endorsement of plans to put up coal-fired power plants either in the city or province of Iloilo.

Iloilo embarks on early warning system for disaster mitigation

The provincial government of Iloilo has accepted the Korean-funded project for the installation of an Early Warning System for Disaster Mitigation.

City gov't employees ordered to wear uniform, ID when on duty

City Mayor Jerry Treñas has ordered all regular city employees to wear their uniforms and identification cards when they report to office effective yesterday.

3 more sisterhood pacts await signing

City Tourism chief Ben Jimena said three more cities from abroad will become sister-cities of Iloilo City once their respective pacts are signed.


Cops to undergo free Taekwondo training

Police personnel assigned at Camp Delgado and their dependents are beneficiaries of free Taekwondo training with the 7th Dan Black Belter, Mr Jung Ho Lee.

PRO 6 holds 12th Police-Community Relations Month

July 1-30 is Police-Community Relations Month. The main thrust of the celebration is the strengthening of the rapport of police and the people particularly on resolving issues and other matters affecting the peace and order in the community.

Iloilo GAD Team visits Antique

Recognizing the successful initiatives and programs the Province of Antique have embarked in Gender and Development (GAD), the Iloilo GAD Team lately visited the said province for a learning exposure on gender mainstreaming strategies.


Anything Under the Sun
Cross and crown of Arevalo
Consumers Domain
A stew of social injustices
Without the Whitecoat
Fever: Always consult your doctor
Bridging the gap
Slavery as practiced by the ancient Bisayans
Democracy into the mud?
Health @ Heart
Human Bar Code


Young Voice:
Student I.D. Number fiasco

/ Maria Reylan M. Garcia

Rational Insanity:
Bragging rights

/ Bryan Mari Argos


/ Fr. Roy Cimagala

Res Gestae:
Adopted, proud and happy

/ By Francisco B. Lindero, Jr.

Rubber talk

/ Kathy M. Villalon

From The Inbox:
Pinays in Dubai: How much?

/ Amme Greel

Eye Opener:
Text messages promote wrong spelling

/ Rodolfo P. Gumabong

Cerebral Combustion:
Forgiving the sins of my father

/ By Hacel D. Du-Chua


Bengtsson-Tupaz Wedding

Because love found a way: The Bengtsson-Tupaz Wedding

Thus were the guiding words of Dr. Florentino Alerta, second parent to couple Carl Olof Magnus Bengtsson and Ilongga Ruby Anna Tupaz. Dr. Alerta was one of the Tupaz family members who rejoiced on the union as he joined other principal sponsors in witnessing the Bengtsson -- Tupaz nuptial.

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Marie Jean Cordero: Riding the challenges of the hotel industry

The hotel industry has a new force to reckon with. She's someone who is believed to be one of the major players in securing Iloilo's reputation as a tourism destination. She's no less than Marie Jean Cordero, a charming and success-driven marketing expert who manages Amigo Terrace Hotel. She had been in this industry since she was 18 years old.

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The Royal Academy of Dance presents Festival of Dances 2007

The Royal Academy of Dance (London) Registered Teachers Association of the Philippines(RADRTAP) celebrated its 40th anniversary last April 1, 2007 with a Festival of Dances 2007 at the Assumption College, San Lorenzo Village, Makati City.


Flip-flops and High Fashion

Great fashion could be anything as they say, but one thing that really got the nod of the trendy, the unpredictable and the young spirited fashionistas these last many seasons is the Brazilian flip-flops famously known as HAVAIANAS.


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